El Capitan

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When the Rescuer Becomes the Rescued

What happens when you find yourself on El Cap with a badly injured partner? Former Yosemite Search and Rescue (YOSAR) worker Josie McKee and climber Quinn Brett found out.

Josie McKee
Nov 5, 2019

How to Watch 'Free Solo' Online

If you haven’t seen the Oscar-winning film chronicling Alex Honnold’s historic rope-free ascent of El Cap, you can check it out (or see it again)

Ryan Van Bibber
May 7, 2019

Alex Honnold's Mom Wrote a Memoir

Dierdre Wolownick gives us an inside look at what it was like to raise the 'Free Solo' climber in 'The Sharp End of Life'

John M. Glionna
Apr 23, 2019

Life and Death on El Capitan

Tim Klein and Jason Wells were weekend warriors. They were also two of the best climbers to ever ply their trade on Yosemite's most iconic wall. So the climbing world was stunned when they died on some of its easiest terrain.

Haley Cohen Gilliland
Dec 20, 2018